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  • Plane skids off runway in Japan; about 20 injured

    TOKYO – An Asiana Airlines plane skidded off a runway Tuesday after landing in western Japan, and about 20 people received minor injuries, officials s ...
    April 14, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Police: North Carolina college shooting being investigated as hate crime

    GOLDSBORO, N.C. – Police say they are investigating the fatal shooting of a North Carolina community college worker as a possible hate crime.
    April 14, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 14

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 14, 2015 - 8:48 am
  • U.S. retail sales heat up in March; has big thaw arrived?

    WASHINGTON – Americans increased their spending on autos, furniture, clothing and building materials in March, lifting retail sales for the first time ...
    April 14, 2015 - 8:37 am
  • Oklahoma deputy charged in suspect’s shooting death

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Prosecutors charged a reserve sheriff’s deputy with manslaughter Monday in the death of a man who was fatally shot as he lay on the gr ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Police in North Carolina search for ex-college student in shooting

    GOLDSBORO, N.C. – A 20-year-old former community college student fatally shot a campus print shop director that he used to work under, just as his old ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Dash cam: Officer who shot black man told boss he ran away

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – The white South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black man can be heard telling his sup ...
    April 13, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • U.S. budget deficit expanded slightly in fiscal first half

    WASHINGTON – The deficit through the first half of the budget year ran slightly above last year's pace, with the March imbalance up $16 billion over a ...
    April 13, 2015 - 1:50 pm
  • Southern California water agencies brace for water cutbacks

    LOS ANGELES – One of California's largest water providers is considering a proposal that would reduce the amount of water it delivers to more than two ...
    April 13, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • Dinner with Ted and Heidi Cruz? That will cost $500K

    WASHINGTON – Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential campaign is asking top allies to collect at least $500,000 each from their circle of friends and colleagues ...
    April 13, 2015 - 12:25 pm
  • McCarthy backs Iran nuclear bill, lays out House plans

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration lobbied lawmakers Monday to persuade them not to pass any legislation that could hamper prospects for negotiatin ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Sen. Marco Rubio tells donors he is running for White House

    MIAMI – Sen. Marco Rubio on Monday took on Hillary Rodham Clinton in his first words as a presidential candidate, telling top donors he is running for ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • 19 passengers hurt in Megabus double-decker crash in Indiana

    EDINBURGH, Ind. – Nineteen passengers suffered non-life-threatening injuries Monday morning when a double-decker bus heading from Chicago to Atlanta s ...
    April 13, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • Where They Stand: Hillary Clinton on issues of the 2016 campaign

    WASHINGTON – With Hillary Rodham Clinton announcing her candidacy Sunday for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president, a look at where she stands ...
    April 13, 2015 - 8:14 am
  • Cancer surge in China prompts rise of patient hotels

    BEIJING – Li Xiaohe has set herself up for the long haul in a cramped but sunny room in western Beijing, about a block from China’s most renowned canc ...
    April 12, 2015 - 11:10 pm
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